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Daniel Frederik Schulz

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in European Studies

HU033 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Daniel F. Schulz is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UiA's Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. He holds an M.A. in Political Science from Freie Universität Berlin (2010-13) and a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute (2013-17).

Prior to joining the University of Agder, Daniel has been a Research Associate at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies in Florence and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Victoria. He has also held visiting positions at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (2012/13) and TUM School of Governance in Munich (2018/19).

His research focuses on monetary policy, financial regulation, and the politics of taxation. In particular, he is interested in how ideas, interests, and institutions shape European cooperation in these policy areas in the context of Economic and Monetary Union. Some of his recent research has been published with the Journal of European Integration, Politics and Governance, and JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies.

Research interests

  • European integration
  • Central banking
  • Macroeconomic policy coordination
  • Politics of taxation

Work experience

10/2018-06/2019  Technical University of Munich, Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
10/2017-09/2018  University of Victoria, Postdoctoral Fellow & Lecturer
04/2017-09/2017  Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Research Associate
09/2016-04/2017  University of British Columbia, Visiting Scholar
09/2013-06/2017  European University Institute, PhD Researcher
09/2008-07/2010  Rambøll Management Consulting, Consultant
05/2007-07/2007  Ministry of Economic Affairs Baden-Württemberg, Intern


  • The Politics of the European Semester (EUROSEM).
    Jean Monnet Network Grant (with A. Verdun & V. D'Erman)
  • Budgetary Politics after the Euro Crisis (with R. Csehi)
  • When does Finance win? An investigation of failed re-regulation efforts after the financial crisis
  • What European Union do Central Bankers want?
    Preference formation at the European Central Bank (with E. Heldt & M. Gardt).

Selected publications

Schulz, D.F. and T. Henökl (2020): 'New Alliances in Post-Brexit Europe: Does the New Hanseatic League Revive Nordic Political Cooperation?' Politics and Governance 8(4): 409-419. DOI: 10.17645/pag.v8i4.3359

Haffert, L. and D.F. Schulz (2020): 'Consumption Taxation in the European Economic Community: fostering the common market or financing the welfare state?' Journal of Common Market Studies 58(2): 438-454. DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12928

Haas, J.S., V.J. D'Erman, D.F. Schulz, and A. Verdun (2020): 'Economic and Fiscal Policy Coordination After the Crisis: is the European Semester promoting more or less state intervention?' Journal of European Integration 43(3): 327-344.

Schulz, D.F. (2019): 'Researching Technocracy: Actor-Centred Methodologies and Empirical Strategies for Studying EU Economic Governance in Hard Times.' Journal of Contemporary European Research 15(2): 228-239. DOI: 10.30950/jcer.v15i2.1011

Schulz, D.F. (2017): Too Little, Too Late? How Central Bankers’ Beliefs Influence What They Do. Florence: European University Institute. DOI: 10.2870/102120



Scientific publications

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